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Coin of the Year Award Goes to U.S. Mint
« on: October 01, 2007, 01:25:11 PM »
http://www.numismaster.com/ta/numis/Article.jsp?ad=article&ArticleId=3014
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With three issues nominated in 10 categories, the U.S. Mint had an unusually large number of entries in this year's Coin of the Year Award race. They paid off.

At a special ceremony held Aug. 8 in Milwaukee, Wis., during the American Numismatic Association's World's Fair of Money, the U.S. Mint was given the top award [Coin of the Year] for a 2005 commemorative silver dollar honoring the 230th anniversary of the founding of the U.S. Marine Corp.


Other winners:

Most Popular - U.S. for the 2005 Bison nickel
Best Trade Coin - U.S. for the Oregon state quarter
Most Historically Significant - Germany for a 10-euro coin marking the 100th anniversary of Einstein's famous relativity theory
Best Gold Coin - Germany for a 100-euro World Cup soccer issue
Most Innovative Coinage Concept - Perth Mint (AU) for its "Dancing Man" dollar that showed a man dancing at the end of World War II
Best Contemporary Event - Perth Mint for its "Dancing Man" dollar
Most Inspirational Coin - Isreal for its 2 New Sheqalim of Moses and the 10 Commandments
Best Silver Coin - Austria for a 20-euro coin depicting the ship S.M.S. Saint George
Most Artistic Coin - Belarus for a 20 rubles silver coin depicting an Easter egg




  

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